For Our Elders – Celebrating Indigenous Art and Culture at Council’s Civic Centre Atrium Gallery for NAIDOC week

June 30, 2023Posted in: Community, Events
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Picture painted by Young local indigenous artist Izabella.

Don’t miss seeing these special pieces on display throughout July, in celebration of NAIDOC week 2-9 July 2023. Our Atrium is a space for connecting our community and this is a great opportunity to come together and appreciate a diverse range of works by our local First Nations artists. Indigenous artist Pamela Luke says, “These...

Grant to help Dhungung Food Share keep local families well fed over Winter

June 30, 2023Posted in: Community
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Mum and 3 kids walking along the road holding hands

Sharing the love locally, Dhungung Food Share is gearing up to meet increased demand for support to stock the pantries of local families. It’s hoped that a grant secured through Council’s Community Assistance Scheme will enable organisers to stretch available grocery supplies to provide people with what they need over Winter. A collaborative effort, with...

Purpose-built facilities set in motion, to better equip Wingecarribee’s Animal Shelter volunteers and staff

June 30, 2023Posted in: Development

Picture of planned buliding

Animal Shelter staff, along with Friends of Wingecarribee Animal Shelter (FOWAS) and volunteer dog walkers and cat socialisers, are all looking with great anticipation toward sharing a new purpose-built facility, now that the construction tender has been awarded. At Council’s June 21 meeting, the tender was awarded to Puch Building & Constructions Pty Ltd, a...

A substantial portfolio of capital works to improve our Shire, now underway as Council passes budget for 23/24

June 29, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs, News
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image of draft plans for casburn park

A big year ahead for high priority capital works is reflected in Wingecarribee Shire Council’s commitment to delivering more than $84 million in infrastructure upgrades, as the 23/24 budget was passed at yesterday’s Extraordinary Meeting of Council. Council Administrator Mr Viv May says Council is heavily invested in the long-term sustainability of a wide range...